Bcleaning The Control Deck

► The Control Deck should be cleaned at least once a month or whenever dirty. Clean the Control Deck at the same time you clean your Game Paks for best results.


1. Unplug the power cord from the Control Deck at either the wall outlet (transformer) or the back of the Control Deck.

2. Open the NES cleaning cartridge by gently pressing on the tab on the side and lifting oft the lid. Remove the flat Control Deck cleaning card. (See Drawing B.)

Nes Control Deck


Using your finger, apply a small amount of water" to both sides of one of the long edges of the card until it is slightly damp

' M possible, distilled water should be used OR

For maximum cleaning effect, use a mixture of 1 teaspoon isopropyl alcohol and 1 teaspoon water

Reassemble the cleaning cartridge with the damp edge of the card facing out. Insert the cleaner into the Control Deck as you would a Game Pak Push the cleaner into the down position and move the cleaner in and out 5-10 times. (During the cleaning process, the cleaner will move forward and backward about (See Drawing C )

Remove the cleaning cartridge and allow the Control Deck to dry for at least 1 hour before plugging it back in and turning it on.

Additional Hints

► After cleaning your Game Paks and Control Deck many times, the cleaning surfaces may become dirty. Replace the dirty parts with the replacement parts provided or wash them with liquid dish soap Rinse the parts very thoroughly and allow to dry.

► Additional Cleaning Kit parts can be ordered from Nintendo by using the following order form or by calling Nintendo Consumer Service at 1-800-255-3700.

► The cleaning wand and two extra cleaning tips can be stored in the extra compartments found inside the cleaning cartridge.

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